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Best Symptomatic Poems

Below are the all-time best Symptomatic poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of symptomatic poems written by PoetrySoup members


THREE SYMPTOMATIC SENRYUS
JUST LIKE ASTHMA

Woman so lovely 
Making my heart beat  so loud 
Takes my breath away


CHILLS

Cold feeling I get
When away from her sweet arms
Needing love's...

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© John Boak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symptomatic, love, passion,
Form: Senryu



Zika Virus What Next
Zika Virus What Next

It is officially announced, there is a global health emergency...
World Health Organisation (WHO) has just issued this health warning...
The rapid spread of...

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Categories: symptomatic, anxiety, education, health, insect, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Earth's Humane Rights to Healthy Climates
In 1968,
a time of great concern for healthy human civil rights
for and of women as well as LeftBrain culturally dominant men,
Gregory Bateson invited a Symposium
not...

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Categories: symptomatic, culture, earth, environment, health, nature, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Kiddie Porn
Do you trust in the future enough to have kids,
Or is family - flailing of heart split in two?
Is it  more symptomatic of life...

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Categories: symptomatic, life, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Autodafe
The trackmarked pain on the televisions face raining out and cocooning his grave was not a
very good advertisement for reincarnation Wake up at last near...

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© Paul Black  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symptomatic, confusion, death, introspectiontime,
Form: Free verse



At Any Cost
Symptomatic folly,
 the tail now wags the dog

Whose bark, it whimper’s drolly,
 all teeth removed and gone

Reacting, never acting,
  new victims every day

All courage...

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Categories: symptomatic, freedom, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Empty Nest
Empty Nest
Norma Evans Barber
11-29-10

The silence of a quiet nest
Surrounds me
As I sit at the sink
Chewing on my probiotic pomegranate seeds
Blood red and juicy,
Severing with my...

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Categories: symptomatic, life, nostalgia, red,
Form: Free verse
Weapons Countered by Gun Control
Weapons Countered by Gun Control

Terrorists on roof tops click, click, click
Talking about whackos sick, sick, sick
With automatic weapons as their sabre
Can you imagine one as...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symptomatic, allegory, analogy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Defense
Twitching finger
Symptomatic to Parkinson, 
And his namesake dis-ease,
Holding a dirty pistol,
Pointing out the barrel
Is unaimed, but serendipitously
On the right parabolic trajectory...
And boom, boom, boom
Out go...

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Categories: symptomatic, judgement, loneliness,
Form: Blitz
Replenish Me
Despair reigns upon the sunrise

Agony awakens the motionless body

Endlessly traveling in unwanted horrors

Symptomatic desires

Observed only within darkness

A mirage of the mind
...

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Categories: symptomatic, recovery from...,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Red Ink

Burning man syndrome diagnosed quite rare

  A life drowned by a sea of intense pain

    Without warning walking unable to bear

...

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Categories: symptomatic, fire, health, imagery, loss, metaphor, pain,
Form: Rhyme
What Is Love?
Is love a sweet whisper of comfort in the midst of the night?
Is love a phone call that makes a gray day seem like a...

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Categories: symptomatic, love, love,
Form: Blank verse
SHE IS REAL

                     Without ever consuming
 ...

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Categories: symptomatic, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Spring Sensations
My doctor can't explain this feverish condition
That makes my heart stand still then all at once take wing
Each time I get a sudden tingly premonition
That...

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Categories: symptomatic, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Black Sheep Mentality
Miscalculations and moments of self-assertion
These mistakes, I wish I learned the first time
Abating in my conceit with obvious wounds to show
A battered and bitter human...

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Categories: symptomatic, america, corruption, growth, hurt, perspective, social,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stupid Poem
If ignorance is no excuse 
under the law.
Can you imagine what stupid is?
Stupid are the people who
Win the lottery and have 
A good time spending...

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Categories: symptomatic, conflict, humanity, life, people, presidents day,
Form: Free verse
At Any Cost
Symptomatic folly,
the tail now wags the dog

Whose bark, it whimper’s drolly,
all teeth removed and gone

Reacting, never acting,
new victims every day

All courage has retracted
—the future in...

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Categories: symptomatic, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme